Definition of centralize:
pore, assemble, contract, democratize, digest, centralise, compact, gather, consolidate, devolve, boil down, unite, concenter, condense, denationalize, decentralise, reduce, develop, accumulate, organize, rivet, unify, concentrate, centre, polarize, decoct, decentralize, deindustrialize, incorporate, federalize, democratise.
The former would centralize power and make administration despotic, claiming that thus only could order be maintained; the latter claimed that to do this, would be merely to repeat the institutions of civilization; that Association thus controlled would be devoid of corporate life, would be dependent upon individuals, and quite artificial; whereas what we wanted was a wholly different order, viz.- "History of American Socialisms", John Humphrey Noyes.
Abou Saood having personally witnessed the departure of the troops to Khartoum, considered his game as won, and that the expedition, now reduced to only 502 officers and men, would be compelled to centralize at Gondokoro, without the possibility of penetrating the interior.- "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.
- "The Enchanted Canyon", Honoré Willsie Morrow.